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Re: E-M:/ RE: / lead in Christmas lights??



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Enviro-Mich message from Rane Curl <ranecurl@engin.umich.edu>
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On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Trigger, Grant R. wrote:

> It probably the paint and certain colors will likely have more than
> others

No, it is an additive in the plastic (PVC) insulation on the wires,
and serves to reduce oxidation of the plasticizer in the plastic.

http://www.turnertoys.com/PVC_framepage1.htm contains some information on
this.

--Rane L Curl


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